As PM May starts Brexit tour, deputy warns difficult to win parliament vote for now

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May began a tour of the United Kingdom to drum up support for her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, while her deputy said on Tuesday parliament might reject it if asked to vote on it now. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Divisions within Europe and tension between the United States and China pose major challenges to the next round of United Nations talks on climate change. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows 100,000 postcards with messages against climate change, sent by young people from all over the world and stuck together to break
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Juan Antonio Hernández is accused of providing security for drug shipments to the US A US court has charged the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández with drug smuggling and weapons offences, which he denies. Prosecutors accuse Juan Antonio Hernández of conspiring with others to smuggle large quantities
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KIEV (Reuters) – Grain shipments from Ukrainian ports on the Azov Sea could fall if Russia commits more aggressive actions, although the impact would be limited, acting Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Maksym Martyniuk said on Tuesday. He also said freight prices and insurance company costs could rise, but not in short term. Russia seized three Ukrainian
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Image copyright Shutterstock US star Oprah Winfrey has paid tribute to her mother, Vernita Lee, who died on Thanksgiving. “Thank you all for your kind words and condolences,” she wrote on Instagram. “It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at peace.” Vernita Lee, who was 83, died
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May challenged opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to a live prime time television debate on Brexit days before a crunch parliamentary vote as she struggles to win support for the deal agreed with the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the
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TIJUANA (Reuters) – After nearly two weeks of documenting the harrowing journey of a caravan of mostly Central American migrants headed towards the U.S.-Mexican border, I snapped a picture I will never forget. Maria Lila Meza Castro (C), a 39-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to
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Image copyright Twitter/徐小莉 Image caption Lu Guang is a three time World Press Photo award winner and focuses on environmental and societal issues in China An award-winning Chinese photographer has disappeared while visiting China’s Xinjiang region, says his wife. Lu Guang, who lives in New York, was invited to Xinjiang for a talk in October.
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Employees walk under a crane at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad GENEVA (Reuters) – Operations at Yemen’s lifeline port of Hodeidah have nearly halved in two weeks, as high levels of insecurity in the flashpoint Houthi-held city deter shipping companies, the U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) said on
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FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed addresses a news conference in his office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Kumera Gemechu/File Photo ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s prime minister met members of 81 opposition parties on Tuesday to discuss ways of reforming the electoral system, his office said, as he pressed on with
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